In fact, it’s a good idea for Kevin McCarthy to immediately begin printing flyers for the party newcomers that say something to the effect of, “ATTN: Perhaps it’s your first time in Washington, but this is not a field trip.” Below that simple declaration should be about three bullet points:

—You’re not here to make memes.
—You’re not here to out-obnoxious AOC.
—You’re not here to audition for Fox News.

And lastly, there should be easy-to-follow guidance like: “Here is our agenda and here is how we are trying to pass it on this schedule. Any attempt to stray from these instructions will be met with stripped committee assignments, constraints on government-paid travel, and other penalties.” …